GitLab Documentation

Issue Boards API

Every API call to boards must be authenticated.

If a user is not a member of a project and the project is private, a GET request on that project will result to a 404 status code.

Project Board

Lists Issue Boards in the given project.

GET /projects/:id/boards
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/:id/boards

Example response:

[
  {
    "id" : 1,
    "project": {
      "id": 3,
      "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
      "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
      "path": "diaspora-project-site",
      "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
      "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
      "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site"
    },
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3
      }
    ]
  }
]

List board lists

Get a list of the board's lists. Does not include backlog and closed lists

GET /projects/:id/boards/:board_id/lists
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1/lists

Example response:

[
  {
    "id" : 1,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Testing",
      "color" : "#F0AD4E",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 1
  },
  {
    "id" : 2,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Ready",
      "color" : "#FF0000",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 2
  },
  {
    "id" : 3,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Production",
      "color" : "#FF5F00",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 3
  }
]

Single board list

Get a single board list.

GET /projects/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1/lists/1

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

New board list

Creates a new Issue Board list.

POST /projects/:id/boards/:board_id/lists
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
label_id integer yes The ID of a label
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1/lists?label_id=5

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

Edit board list

Updates an existing Issue Board list. This call is used to change list position.

PUT /projects/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
position integer yes The position of the list
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1/lists/1?position=2

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

Delete a board list

Only for admins and project owners. Soft deletes the board list in question.

DELETE /projects/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/boards/1/lists/1

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